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Conveyancing in Alresford Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 19/10/17

Alresford attractions

Itchen Stoke St Mary Churches Conservation Trust and Avington Park Historic Houses Association are situated in Alresford.

Alresford's closest train station is Alresford: Watercress Line at 1 mile s. Alresford's closest airport is Southampton, Mitchell Way Airport. Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 22 miles, Southampton Airport is 13 miles and Blackbushe Airport is 22 miles away.

The most convenient hospital for Alresford is Winchester, Royal Hampshire County.

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How do we get affordable conveyancing?

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Confusion over this matter catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted. Many property lawyers advertise cheap conveyancing quotes, but additional charges are often hiding in the terms and conditions that buyers often do not check. Any fees included in terms of engagement should be fair and only come into force where the lawyer must complete additional work on your behalf, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Homeward Legal quotes are not estimates, and offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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What can a Alresford conveyancing solicitor recommend if the maisonette I want to buy is inside a Winchester planning authority conservation area which has unlawful PVC windows fitted to it?

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Winchester council Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search conducted by the solicitor in the process of the conveyancing will establish whether the property is in a conservation area and any evidence of council approval for additions to the property will be requested. If no appropriate consents be supplied your solicitor will advise you of the alternatives which include purchasing an indemnity insurance or seeking retrospective approval from Winchester planning authority.

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An un-planned event dictate that we want to move along quickly and exchange contracts on the legal work on our apartment within 5 weeks, do Homeward Legal introduce any fast Alresford property lawyers ?

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Homeward Legal has a speed focused approach to completing the conveyancing work. Our SRA regulated solicitors will always attempt to communicate through the whole of the buyer and seller chain and use the very latest software and information technology systems to complete on the property sale swiftly.

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Is contaminated land an issue for the majority of homes in Alresford?

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Many of contaminants caused by factors caused by man and by nature may significantly reduce the value of Alresford property, like existing and proposed overhead electricity cables. An environmental search will offer more detail.

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What is the council tax on a Thirties mid-terrace Band C home in Alresford?

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You should be advised on your house's council tax band in the conveyancing report on title. The latest tax rates for residents of Alresford are set out at the Winchester local authority website. As at, 15 March 2013, band rates are:

  • Band A - £958.00
  • Band B - £1,118.00
  • Band C - £1,277.00
  • Band D - £1,437.00
  • Band E - £1,757.00
  • Band F - £2,076.00
  • Band G - £2,395.00
  • Band H - £2,874.00

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Which local authority is responsible for Alresford?

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Alresford is located in Winchester City Council, City Offices, Colebrook Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LJ, Tel: 01962 840 222

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How long on average should I expect it to take our property lawyer to get through all of the conveyancing work on a semi detached house in Alresford?

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The conveyancing process can take anywhere from one month to twelve weeks contingent on any number of issues for example the speed of the sellers solicitor, or the communication, with managing agents. Homeward Legal's lawyers are very proactive completing the process as soon as we can.

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Are any Alresford areas of conservation likely to constrain us?

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There are several conservation areas in or near Alresford. A conveyancing solicitor will address the consequences of purchasing property in a conservation area.